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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 2

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Apr 20

    If You Care About Work-Life Balance, You’re A Bad Person

    If You Care About Work-Life Balance, You’re A Bad Person
    What got in this guy's bonnet? He pretty much thinks all you people are whining crybabies and he's going to tell you so.
  • Apr 20

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.20.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.20.15
    * "Defendant Pleads Guilty To Kicking An Owl While Paragliding." Somehow I feel this could have all been avoided if that prick just told us how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop. [Lowering the Bar] * Justice Souter's…
  • Apr 20

    Duby-ous Federal Ruling Leaves Marijuana On Schedule I

    Duby-ous Federal Ruling Leaves Marijuana On Schedule I
    On this 4/20, lovers of cannabis and cannabis businesses still have not seen the de-scheduling of marijuana as a Schedule I controlled substance.
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 20

    Field Presents Aggressive Tax Planning and the Ethical Tax Lawyer Today at Pepperdine

    Field Presents Aggressive Tax Planning and the Ethical Tax Lawyer Today at Pepperdine
    Heather Field (UC-Hastings) presents Aggressive Tax Planning and the Ethical Tax Lawyer at Pepperdine today as part of our Tax Policy Colloquium Series: [H]ow should a tax planner, who wants to engage in “permissible tax planning” but not…
  • Apr 20

    Yale: Anti-Basi

    Yale: Anti-Basi
    Ethan Yale (Virginia), Anti-Basis, 94 N.C. L. Rev. ___ (2015): Anti-basis is the untaxed benefit enjoyed by a taxpayer when a liability or obligation is incurred. In the business context, the untaxed benefit is an increase in asset basis or a…
  • Apr 20

    82% Of Lawyers Say Demanding Work Schedules Are Damaging Their Health

    82% Of Lawyers Say Demanding Work Schedules Are Damaging Their Health
    ABA Journal, Demanding Work Schedules Are Damaging Their Health, Say 82% of Surveyed Lawyers: The demands of work at leading law firms in the United States and United Kingdom are quantified in a new survey that found 22 percent of senior…
Rank this Week: 4

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 20

    NYTimes takes stenography from GOP hit book

    NYTimes takes stenography from GOP hit book
    So now the NYTimes is openly in the business of doing steno for the GOP. Just awful: The Times, The Washington Post and Fox News have exclusive agreements with the author to pursue the story lines found in the book ["Clinton Cash." …
  • Apr 20

    CNN Poll: Clinton leads all Republicans by Double Digit

    CNN Poll: Clinton leads all Republicans by Double Digit
    CNN Poll: Marco Rubio fares best against the former first lady, trailing Clinton by 14 points, 55% to 41%. Bush trails Clinton by 17 points, 56% to 39%. Christie and Paul fall 19 points behind Clinton, each putting up 39% to Clinton's…
  • Apr 19

    ISIS Kills More Coptic Christians in Libya

    ISIS Kills More Coptic Christians in Libya
    In a fairly confusing 29 minute video (I'm not providing the link), ISIS militants in Libya executed several Ethiopian Coptic Christians. Here's Reuter's article on the killings. Why is it confusing? There appear to be two sets of…
Rank this Week: 5

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Apr 20

    Moreso on Bentham's Deontic Logic

    Moreso on Bentham's Deontic Logic
    José Juan Moreso (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) has posted Bentham's Deontic Logic (TUSSEAU, Guillaume (ed.) (2014). The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham. Essays on Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence. London:…
  • Apr 20

    Rosenthal on the Statement & Account Clause

    Rosenthal on the Statement & Account Clause
    Lawrence Rosenthal (Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law) has posted The Statement and Account Clause as a National Security Freedom of Information Act (Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Apr 20

    Matczak on Dynamic Legal Interpretation

    Matczak on Dynamic Legal Interpretation
    Marcin Matczak (Warsaw University - Faculty of Law and Public Administration) has posted A Theory that Beats the Theory? Lineages, the Growth of Signs, and Dynamic Legal Interpretation on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Legal philosophers…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 3

    GA - Woman (Eddie Manley) fires shots to "send message" to sex offender

    GA - Woman (Eddie Manley) fires shots to "send message" to sex offender
    Eddie L. ManleyOriginal Article 03/31/2015 By Sawsha Stephens Madison County Sheriff officers arrested a 61-year-old Madison County woman after she fired gun shots at a registered sex offender she didn't want on her property. A deputy was…
  • Mar 21

    Because of one womans jealously over another

    Because of one womans jealously over another
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Not Guilty: My voice shakes after 8.5 years of incarceration. I have been humbled through and through; and yet, nothing will stop me from…
  • Mar 21

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Hard Life: I am a wife of a very low to no risk R.S.O. We are so affected with this SORNA and International Megan's Law. The majority of…
Rank this Week: 7

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Final Defendant Sentenced to Prison in Multi-Million-Dollar Real Estate Scheme

    Final Defendant Sentenced to Prison in Multi-Million-Dollar Real Estate Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ronald Benjamin, 49, Los Angeles, California, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Wiley Y. Daniel to serve 14 months in federal prison for wire fraud and aiding and abetting in providing materially false…
  • Apr 20

    Man Admits Role in Real Estate Investment Scam

    Man Admits Role in Real Estate Investment Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kenneth Manuel Martin, 66, formerly of Modesto, California, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud in connection with a Guatemalan real estate scheme wherein he told investors that their money would be used to fund…
  • Apr 20

    Loan Officer Charged with Mortgage Fraud

    Loan Officer Charged with Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark F. Friend, 60, Stockton, California, was indicted by a federal grand jury on six counts of bank fraud relating to a mortgage fraud scheme wherein he allegedly submitted false and fraudulent loan applications to…
Rank this Week: 8

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Apr 20

    Leapfrog granted: The death knell for Cookson v Knowles? – Cloister

    Leapfrog granted: The death knell for Cookson v Knowles? – Cloister
    ‘It has long been the case that the multiplier in a fatal accident claim is assessed at the date of death rather than at the date of trial: Cookson v Knowles [1979] AC 556. This is unlike the position in personal injury claims with…
  • Apr 20

    Consent to treatment – Hailsham Chamber

    Consent to treatment – Hailsham Chamber
    ‘Medicine is a changing field, and the way it is practised is in many ways unrecognisable today from 30 years ago. Diagnostic techniques have improved. The technology is better. New drugs come onto the market. Patients are better…
  • Apr 20

    Key highlights from record-breaking court awarded clinical negligence trial – Cloister

    Key highlights from record-breaking court awarded clinical negligence trial – Cloister
    ‘William Latimer-Sayer highlights some points arising out of the record-breaking award in Robshaw v United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust [2015] EWHC 923 (QB).’ Full story Cloisters, 10th April 2015 Source: www.cloisters.com
Rank this Week: 9

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 20

    US Supreme Court declines to hear case against Chiquita over Colombia violence

    US Supreme Court declines to hear case against Chiquita over Colombia violence
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Monday denied certiorari [order list] in a case in which relatives of guerrilla conflict victims in Colombia sought to sue Chiquita Brand International [corporate website] for human rights…
  • Apr 20

    UN rights experts: EU must develop solutions to stop migrant deaths at sea

    UN rights experts: EU must develop solutions to stop migrant deaths at sea
    UN rights experts warned [press release] the EU on Monday that repression of irregular migration cannot be the only solution to the recurrent grave problem of masses of people drowning at sea. The experts said they were encouraged by the…
  • Apr 20

    Supreme Court throws out ruling on North Carolina redistricting

    Supreme Court throws out ruling on North Carolina redistricting
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Monday threw out [order list, PDF] a North Carolina court ruling that upheld Republican-drawn electoral districts for state and congressional lawmakers. The case, Dickson v. Rucho…
Rank this Week: 11

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

Covers renewable energy, green technology, green building, climate change, and financial incentives.

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

    All Good Things Must Come To An End
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and our blog is no different.  We have enjoyed nearly four years of blogging, but now it’s time to turn our attention to new endeavors and new outlets. … Continue…
  • Dec 20

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
  • Dec 8

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day
    Under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), GSA is required to evaluate green building certification systems for use by federal agencies every five years.  Recently, the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA)…
Rank this Week: 12

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 13

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 20

    Judge: FBI Ruse in Las Vegas Sports Betting Case Was Unconstitutional

    Judge: FBI Ruse in Las Vegas Sports Betting Case Was Unconstitutional
    Suspecting that gamblers were operating an illegal World Cup betting ring from inside three Caesars Palace villas in Las Vegas, FBI agents last year came up with a clever plan to get inside one of them. They disrupted a suspect's Internet…
  • Apr 20

    Six Minnesota Men Accused of Aiding ISIS

    Six Minnesota Men Accused of Aiding ISIS
    Federal authorities on Sunday arrested six men in Minneapolis and San Diego on charges of conspiring and attempting to provide material support to Islamic State.
  • Apr 20

    States Struggle to Provide Mental-Health Treatment for Defendant

    States Struggle to Provide Mental-Health Treatment for Defendant
    Defendants deemed incompetent to stand trial often wait months in jail, as overextended mental-health providers try to keep up with demand.
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 17

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Apr 20

    "Should Victims Say How Boston Bomber Pays?"

    "Should Victims Say How Boston Bomber Pays?"
    "Should Victims Say How Boston Bomber Pays?" Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
  • Apr 20

    "Court considers limits to vagueness in statutes"

    "Court considers limits to vagueness in statutes"
    "Court considers limits to vagueness in statutes": In Tuesday's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes will have an article that begins, "The Supreme Court on Monday tried to discern just how vague and opaque a law must be before the…
  • Apr 20

    "Courts' War on FDR Continues With Obama"

    "Courts' War on FDR Continues With Obama"
    "Courts' War on FDR Continues With Obama": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
Rank this Week: 19

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Apr 19

    Zelinsky to SCOTUS: Fix ERISA Preemption

    Zelinsky to SCOTUS: Fix ERISA Preemption
    Edward Zelinsky (Cardozo) has just posted on SSRN his article (Cornell Law Review On Line, Vol. 100, 2015) Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual: An Opportunity to Correct the Problems of ERISA Preemption. Here's the abstract: Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual…
  • Apr 17

    Sony Hack Raises Equal Pay Question

    Sony Hack Raises Equal Pay Question
    In what has been termed "Sonypocalypse," hackers breached the Sony Pictures corporate database and stole widespread data from the company. Much of this data was later leaked to the public. While most of the attention for this…
  • Apr 16

    Telesh on EPLI's Influence

    Telesh on EPLI's Influence
    Soon after Congress enacted the Civil Rights Act of 1991, liability insurers began marketing separate liability insurance coverage for employment-law liability—what insurers today call it Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI). How…
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 20

    6 Expensive Estate Planning Mistake

    6 Expensive Estate Planning Mistake
    The issues surrounding late Soprano’s actor James Gandolfini's estate provide another example as to why proper estate planning is so important. Below are six mistakes that people often make that could cause headaches: You are not too young…
  • Apr 20

    Estate Planners Should Prepare for Dementia

    Estate Planners Should Prepare for Dementia
    As the baby boomer generation continues to age, issues with dementia and Alzheimer’s will become more prevalent. “Diminishing capacity is a big problem for financial advisers, and can cause the elderly to make unwise financial…
  • Apr 20

    SEC Raises Eyebrows Over Sam Wyly's Ranch

    SEC Raises Eyebrows Over Sam Wyly's Ranch
    Regulators accused former billionaire, now bankrupt, Sam Wyly, of hiding his ownership in a Colorado luxury ranch in order to avoid paying creditors $50 million in sale proceeds. According to a filing rendered by the Securities and Exchange…
Rank this Week: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Apr 20

    Limit pricing and secret barriers to entry

    Limit pricing and secret barriers to entry
    Luigi Brighi and Marcello D’Amato (both Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia) explain Limit pricing and secret barriers to entry. ABSTRACT: We study a two periods entry game where the incumbent .rm, who has private information about his own…
  • Apr 20

    Non-Reservation Price Equilibria And Search Without Prior

    Non-Reservation Price Equilibria And Search Without Prior
    Alexei N. Parakhonyak (National Research University Higher School of Economics) and Anton Sobolev (Vienna Graduate School of Economics) discuss Non-Reservation Price Equilibria And Search Without Priors. ABSTRACT: In this paper we analyse a…
  • Apr 20

    CPI Antitrust Chronicle - April 2015 - Number 1 - Case Studies from Developing Competition Regime

    CPI Antitrust Chronicle - April 2015 - Number 1 - Case Studies from Developing Competition Regime
    A particularly effective way to highlight key antitrust issues that may fall under the radar is to look at case studies from developing competition regimes. In this issue, our authors discuss several issues that should get more visibility.…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Supreme Court Denies Review In RLUIPA Land Use Case

    Supreme Court Denies Review In RLUIPA Land Use Case
    The U.S. Supreme Court today denied review in Lichtfield Historic District Commission v. Chabad Lubavitch of Litchfield County, Inc., (Docket No. 14-1001, cert. denied 4/20/2015) .(Order List). In the case, the Second Circuit…
  • Apr 20

    Utah Law Creates Uncertainty In Protections For County Clerks Refusing To Officiate At Same-Sex Marriage

    Utah Law Creates Uncertainty In Protections For County Clerks Refusing To Officiate At Same-Sex Marriage
    Yesterday's Deseret News reports that in Utah, county clerks are closely examining one provision included in SB 297 titled "Protections for Religious Expression and Beliefs about Marriage, Family, or Sexuality." The…
  • Apr 20

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Tadeusz Kugler, State-Sponsored Religion as Impediment To Assimilation and Immigration: A Look at Europe, (In Narratives and Negotiation: Agency, Religion and the State, edited by Autumn Quezada-Grant and Sargon Donabed. New York,…
Rank this Week: 23

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Apr 20

    Johnson Argument on Vagueness—and Plea Bargaining?

    Johnson Argument on Vagueness—and Plea Bargaining?
    Today the Supreme Court held argument on whether the residual clause of the Armed Career Criminal Act is vague, not vague, or subject to a saving construction. Early on, Justice Alito asked a question that I think is at the heart of the…
  • Apr 20

    Chanel and Mrs. Jone

    Chanel and Mrs. Jone
    Last fall, fashion house Chanel filed a trademark action against hairstylist Chanel Jones (discussed here at The Fashion Law), to prevent Jones from using her first name in connection with her business. The case was notable given the relative…
  • Apr 20

    A Few Thoughts on Johnson v. United States and the Void for Vagueness Doctrine

    A Few Thoughts on Johnson v. United States and the Void for Vagueness Doctrine
    While most Court watchers are gearing up for the same sex marriage cases, I’ve been eagerly awaiting this morning’s argument in Johnson v. United States. Johnson is an odd case. The Supreme Court originally granted cert on the narrow…
Rank this Week: 24

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Apr 20

    Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform—DeKalb, IL

    Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform—DeKalb, IL
    Northern Illinois University College of Law is hosting its Faculty Symposium, Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform, on April 24, 2015. Topics will include the core...
  • Apr 20

    CFP: Wollo University

    CFP: Wollo University
    Wollo University School of Law is accepting abstracts for articles to be published in a two volume book. Volume One will relate to “Biotechnology, Law and Development” while Volume Two will...
  • Apr 20

    Lexxion Training: State Aid & ESI Funds—Brussels, BEL

    Lexxion Training: State Aid & ESI Funds—Brussels, BEL
    On June 8-9, 2015, Lexxion will provide training on State Aid & ESI Funds, focusing on State aid issues essential for management and implementation of EU Funds. Our excellent speakers from various...
Rank this Week: 26

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 27

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 20

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing
    Every year, the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) hands out the Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing. It honours a publisher that has demonstrated excellence by publishing a work, series, website or e-product that…
  • Apr 20

    Inside the Lawyer’s Mind: Autonomy

    Inside the Lawyer’s Mind: Autonomy
    Following up on his previous post on lawyers’ personality traits, Ian Hu (practicePRO and Claims Prevention Counsel at LAWPRO) discusses autonomy, a trait that helps lawyers do their job but makes them poor bedfellows in a law firm…
  • Apr 20

    The Table of Public Statutes for Ontario (Detailed Legislative History Tables) Are No More

    The Table of Public Statutes for Ontario (Detailed Legislative History Tables) Are No More
    Hello! On the day that the new E-Laws site went live, I sent them an email to ask where I could find the Detailed Legislative History Tables. Here is their reply: Dear Ms. Demers: Thank you for your e-mail concerning the new e-Laws web site…
Rank this Week: 28

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Monday miscellany

    Monday miscellany
    Gnomic, butnot genomic Looking for a job? The Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge is currently advertising an excellent research opportunity for early career scholars who have a genuine interest in intellectual property and…
  • Apr 20

    CJEU publishes its 2014 Report: more and more cases, fewer and fewer AG Opinions?

    CJEU publishes its 2014 Report: more and more cases, fewer and fewer AG Opinions?
    How many IP cases did the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) -- to be intended this time as encompassing, amongst others, the Court of Justice and the General Court -- decide last year? How long does it take for the CJEU to decide…
  • Apr 20

    Never too late: if you missed the IPKat last week

    Never too late: if you missed the IPKat last week
    42 is a very special number for many reasons. One will be apparent to anyone who has ever read the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, since 42 is the answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything. It's also the number of…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:  
  • Apr 20

    A reporter’s guide to covering the same-sex marriage cases at the Supreme Court

    A reporter’s guide to covering the same-sex marriage cases at the Supreme Court
    When the Court convenes on April 28 to hear oral arguments in the challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage, many of the reporters covering the hearing will be at the Court for the first time. This guide to covering the Court is intended…
  • Apr 20

    Today’s transcript

    Today’s transcript
    The transcript in Johnson v. United States is here. 
Rank this Week: 30

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 31

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 32

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 33

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 20

    Robots, Pirates, and the Rise of the Automated Takedown Regime

    Robots, Pirates, and the Rise of the Automated Takedown Regime
    Carpou, Zoe, Robots, Pirates, and the Rise of the Automated Takedown Regime (April 6, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2591187 “The notice-and-takedown provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act has…
  • Apr 20

    NOAA Builds Tool to Hold Unprecedented Amounts of Data from Studying Unprecedented Oil Spill

    NOAA Builds Tool to Hold Unprecedented Amounts of Data from Studying Unprecedented Oil Spill
    “This is the seventh in a series of stories over the coming weeks looking at various topics related to the response, the Natural Resource Damage Assessment science, restoration efforts, and the future of the Gulf of Mexico. APRIL 17,…
  • Apr 20

    DHS Data Framework – Interim Process to Address Emergent Threat

    DHS Data Framework – Interim Process to Address Emergent Threat
    Privacy Impact Assessment for the DHS Data Framework – Interim Process to Address an Emergent Threat. DHS/ALL/PIA-051 April 15 , 2015. “The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is publishing this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)…
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Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    The "rot" in social psychology

    The "rot" in social psychology
    An interesting reflection on recent troubles in the field. Is this fair?
  • Apr 20

    Anticipating cuts at UW Madison...

    Anticipating cuts at UW Madison...
    ...if Governor Walker really cuts $300 million.
  • Apr 20

    The effect of social media use on job candidate

    The effect of social media use on job candidate
    So our earlier poll got over 500 responses, and overall, I would say the news is not good for job seekers on social media, such as blogs, twitter, Instagram etc: Faculty involved in hiring: has the social media presence (blogs,...
Rank this Week: 35

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Apr 20

    The Pulitzer Prizes, 2015

    The Pulitzer Prizes, 2015
    The 2015 list of Pulitzer Prize winners is out: here's the list, from the Pulitzer Prize website. Among the winners: The Post and Courier of Charleston, S.C., for public service, The Seattle Times, for breaking news reporting, Carol D.…
  • Apr 16

    Fans, Norms, and Copyright

    Fans, Norms, and Copyright
    Stacey Lantagne, University of Mississippi School of Law, is publishing The Copymark Creep: How the Normative Standards of Fan Communities Can Rescue Copyright in the 2016 volume of the Georgia State University Law Review. Here is the…
  • Apr 16

    Trolling For Doe

    Trolling For Doe
    Brad A. Greenberg, Columbia University Law School and Yale Information Society Law Project has published Copyright Trolls and the Common Law at 100 Iowa Law Review Bulletin 77 (2015). Here is the abstract. Copyright trolls have been treated…
Rank this Week: 36

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Apr 20

    Magna Carta in America: Entrenched

    Magna Carta in America: Entrenched
    Englishmen on both sides of the Atlantic treasured their rights derived from Magna Carta, but during the eighteenth century their manner of protecting them diverged.   That divergence has kept Magna Carta’s legacy more vibrant…
  • Apr 20

    The Disposition of Justice Souter’s Paper

    The Disposition of Justice Souter’s Paper
    I have received a letter from Justice Souter stating that his papers (in the New Hampshire Historical Society) will be available on the 50th anniversary of his death.  In other words, probably not while any of us are alive. UPDATE:…
  • Apr 20

    FAN 56.1 (First Amendment News) Constitutional & Criminal Law Experts File Brief Defending Gov. Rick Perry — First Amend. & Other Defenses Raised

    FAN 56.1 (First Amendment News) Constitutional & Criminal Law Experts File Brief Defending Gov. Rick Perry — First Amend. & Other Defenses Raised
    Last evening an amicus brief was filed in the case of Ex Parte James Richard “Rick Perry” (App. Ct., 3rd Jud. Dist.); this is how it opens: Amici are an ideologically diverse coalition of experts in the fields of…
Rank this Week: 37

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Workplace Recordings, Cybersecurity Legislation, 4/20

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Workplace Recordings, Cybersecurity Legislation, 4/20
    Well, the EEOC’s wellness plan rules continue to be a big subject on the LexBlog Network, and while we see more analysis of those, today is also a day where it’s fair to expect some commentary on marijuana—and we have that…
  • Apr 17

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Gawker Class Action, Wellness Programs, Patents Under Attack

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Gawker Class Action, Wellness Programs, Patents Under Attack
    In today’s Top 10, we have what might be my favorite post I’ve seen on the LexBlog Network in some time—Chicago IP attorney Rich Beem utilizes his interaction with the USPTO director to craft a blog post and doesn’t…
  • Apr 16

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Gawker Interns, Tomorrow’s Top Lawyers, Law Firm Failure

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Gawker Interns, Tomorrow’s Top Lawyers, Law Firm Failure
    It is bright and sunny in Seattle and it’s time to go out and enjoy it. But before we do, today’s Top 10. And before that, Zosha has an interesting piece over on LXBN today on why our privacy laws need some updating. Total posts…
Rank this Week: 38

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Nominations Sought for Fred Zacharias Memorial Prize

    Nominations Sought for Fred Zacharias Memorial Prize
    This message is from Professor Sam Levine: Submissions and nominations of articles are being accepted for the sixth annual Fred C. Zacharias Memorial Prize for Scholarship in Professional Responsibility. To honor Fred's memory, the committee…
  • Apr 17

    Preet Bharara, Naomi Buchwald, and an Astonishing Slur

    Preet Bharara, Naomi Buchwald, and an Astonishing Slur
    Readers of James Stewart's New York Times column this morning, headlined "Trepidation as Bharara and Judges Trade Barbs" may have been astonished, as I was, at this paragraph: "But the most damage may have been done last summer. At what...
  • Apr 17

    Eric Goldman & Angel Reyes III, "Regulation of Lawyers’ Use of Competitive Keyword Advertising"

    Eric Goldman & Angel Reyes III, "Regulation of Lawyers’ Use of Competitive Keyword Advertising"
    North Carolina gets called out. Article. Abstract: Lawyers have enthusiastically embraced search engine advertisements triggered by consumers’ keywords, but the legal community remains sharply divided about the propriety of buying…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Apr 16

    Work On! UN Peacekeeping recruiting senior women

    Work On! UN Peacekeeping recruiting senior women
    United Nations Peacekeeping is actively looking for “qualified senior women” to join their staff: We are looking for senior qualified women with proven leadership skills, integrity, and commitment to the ideals of the UN…
  • Apr 15

    Recent developments in Colombian jurisprudence on conflict-related sexual violence

    Recent developments in Colombian jurisprudence on conflict-related sexual violence
    During her first visit to Colombia last month, UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura drew attention to the issue of sexual violence in Colombia’s five decade long conflict. She met with government…
  • Apr 15

    Introducing Daniela Kravetz

    Introducing Daniela Kravetz
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Daniela Kravetz as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Daniela is an international criminal justice and gender practitioner. She currently works as a consultant for UN Women in Colombia supporting…
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Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Apr 18

    The Rise of Robot Governance

    The Rise of Robot Governance
    net.wars: Multiplicity has the best write-up of We Robot 2015 that I’ve seen yet. My favorite quote: [David] Post led the discussion to broader questions: if you’re going to intervene in the development of new norms and law, when…
  • Apr 15

    2015 Coral Gables Commission Election Result

    2015 Coral Gables Commission Election Result
    Coral Gables mayor Cason and commissioner Quesada re-elected, joined by newcomer Slesnick: With 27 of the city’s 27 precincts reporting, Cason won 57 percent of the vote to Ralph Cabrera’s 43 percent. Quesada, 35, an attorney…
  • Apr 13

    Coral Gables Commission Group V Election: Six Candidates in Search of a Plurality

    Coral Gables Commission Group V Election: Six Candidates in Search of a Plurality
    There are six candidates for Coral Gables Commission Group V, so it will not take many votes to get a win in what has recently been a low-turnout election. There is no run-off (there should be). We’re fortunate to have … Continue…
Rank this Week: 41

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 17

    New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hacker

    New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hacker
    A darknet marketplace called TheRealDeal Market has emerged, focusing on brokering hackers’ zero-day attack methods. The post New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 15

    Hackers Could Commandeer New Planes Through Passenger Wi-Fi

    Hackers Could Commandeer New Planes Through Passenger Wi-Fi
    New jets have Wi-Fi passenger networks that use the same network as the avionics systems of the planes. The post Hackers Could Commandeer New Planes Through Passenger Wi-Fi appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 15

    An App That Hides Secret Messages in Starcraft-Style Game

    An App That Hides Secret Messages in Starcraft-Style Game
    A new tool dodges censorship by converting text-based messages into automated game commands. Zerg rush! The post An App That Hides Secret Messages in Starcraft-Style Games appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 42

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Emergency Room Malpractice Claim: New Study

    Emergency Room Malpractice Claim: New Study
    A new study on emergency room malpractice was released today that looks at why ER doctors are so frequently sued in misdiagnosis claims. The study was conducted by The Doctors Company, which is a big insured of doctors, hospitals and…
  • Mar 31

    New Maryland Malpractice Appellate Opinion | Habit Testimony

    New Maryland Malpractice Appellate Opinion | Habit Testimony
    The Maryland Court of Special Appeals recently handed down its opinion in Rosebrock v. Eastern Shore Emergency Physicians.  The opinion makes defense attorney’s jobs a little easier when it comes to admitting testimony in…
  • Feb 23

    How Sure Does an Expert Need to Be in a Maryland Personal Injury Cases?

    How Sure Does an Expert Need to Be in a Maryland Personal Injury Cases?
    In any serious personal injury case in Maryland, you need an expert to testify.  Are there some cases where the injury is so obvious that a medical expert is not required?  There may be.  But anyone willing to take that chance…
Rank this Week: 43

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 44

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Apr 6

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian
    Nalaka Gunewardene has an interesting article on smart cities published on Scidev.net, in which he makes the case our cities today are just too unhealthy and that the advent of smart cities will “enhance feedback loops within the…
  • Mar 29

    Election monitoring in austere contexts using ICT

    Election monitoring in austere contexts using ICT
    The following note was penned to the co-ordinator of the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV), who asked me to go into some detail around the information security, gathering, archival and dissemination strategies I conceptualised…
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
Rank this Week: 45